While the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing an abundance of concerns for all walks of life, this also a game-changer for respiratory wellness and the Salt Therapy industry. Unfortunately, it may take a global pandemic to bring attention to having people focus on their respiratory health, but far too often, people do not act to be as proactive as possible until something ‘bad’ happens such as becoming sick. Every year, millions and millions of people suffer daily from allergies, asthma, COPD, lung cancer, and so many other respiratory conditions. Respiratory conditions lead to the most sickness and death of the world’s population. This escalates year over year.
As a society, we must start looking at some of the root causes of our current environment. Every year, billions and billions of dollars go towards prescription drugs, medical treatments, and insurance payments. The costs to workplace productivity and our school system suffers as well. Our health care system in the United States desperately needs a transformation. The traditional methods of diagnosing and prescribing must change.
A recent research physician commented about why children may be at less risk for contracting the COVID-19 virus and, while there are no current studies, one of the explanations given is that older people have experienced longer exposure to pollution, poor air quality, household chemicals, smoke and ash, and other environmental conditions. It’s a fact that your immune system weakens as you get older, and your respiratory hygiene deteriorates.